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Welcome to the Manteno Community Unit School District No. 5 website.  The district is located in Manteno, IL on Interstate 57 approximately 50 miles south of Chicago.  The district is made up of 3 schools, educating over 2200 students in pre-school through grade 12.

Click Here for the 2016-2017 School Calendar


 Our Mission

The mission of the Manteno Public Schools is to provide all students with a safe environment for quality life-long educational experiences.  These experiences shall nurture one's academic, social, emotional and physical needs, enabling them to be productive members of society.



District News

BONUS Box Tops App
NEW BOX TOPS BONUS APP Earn even more cash to help our schools get what they need through the Box Tops for Education® Bonus App. Turn your everyday... Read More

New Interface for Online Payments
We’ve partnered with RevTrak, a leader in online payment solutions for K12 schools. RevTrak has recently updated their payment interface. You... Read More

Communicating with the Board of Education

In accordance with Public Act 98-0930, a uniform single email address has been established for members of the public to electronically communicate with the elected members of the Board of Education.



Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

FOIA requests may be submitted to the FOIA officer, Nancy Kaufman, at the District Office in person during regular office hours, by mail/courier service or by email to FOIA@manteno5.org.  It is recommended that requests be sent "Return Receipt Requested" to verify the request was received.  Appropriate fees/charges may be assessed as allowed under Section 6 of Public Act 96-542.

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